Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8800

Genealogy Workshops

Interested in family history but don't know where to start?  Or simply want to sharpen your skills?  Beginner or seasoned, you will find a class to match your interest and level of experience.  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required for most classes.  Pre-registration begins on the date indicated with each class.  Call 865-215-8809 to register.  Schedule of classes listed below.

Previous Genealogy Workshops

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the four major sites. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins September 30. Call 865-215-8809. Bring birth-dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    September 28, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Use of individual computers to locate, explore, and contribute to the main personal contact facilities on the internet. How to construct clear, to-the-point queries that invite replies. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer. PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins September 16. Call...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    September 14, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Finding your Revolutionary War ancestor, service records, pension records, bounty land records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of the veterans, loyalist records. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    August 24, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    How to begin your family search using family, governmental, library, and electronic resources. Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd. Limited to 22 participants. Pre-registration required; begins August 12. Call 865-215-8809.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    August 10, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Finding your Civil War ancestor, service records, pension records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries.  Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins July 29. Call 865-215-8809. Bring name and state of known or suspected Civil...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    July 27, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the four major sites. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins July 15. Call 865-215-8809. Bring birthdates and birth places of parents and grandparents.

  • July 13, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    How to use county records (births, civil court, criminal court, deaths, deeds, divorces, probate, tax, wills) for investigating ancestors. Examples from the extensive resources of the Knox County Archives will be shown. Instructor: Doris Martinsen, MLS, CA, Head, Knox County Archives. No reservation required.

  • June 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

    The book, microfilm, manuscript, and internet facilities of the McClung Historical Collection. How to use them to advance your genealogical research. Tour of the collection included. Instructor: Steve Cotham, MA, MLS, Manager, McClung Collection, Knox County Public Library. No reservation required.

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